|Location||City, Country & Regions||Interests|
|Partners:||EU Project ALFA Team|
|Countries:||Belgium, France, Germany, Netherlands, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland|
|Regions:||Elbe River, Seine, Thames|
Includes Sustainable Development Goals from the project and its locations.
Water-Related Disaster Management (SDG 11.5)
Climate Resilience and Adaptation (SDG 13.1)
Includes tags from the project and its locations.
|Stormwater Management and Flood Control|
|Services Needed:||No services needed/offered|
|Project Type:||Collective Action|
|Start & End Dates:||Apr. 2013 » Ongoing|
The ALFA project aims at protecting citizens in Northwest Europe against the effects of flooding due to climate change. All partners face the same problems and challenges due to climate change: creating new floodplains, their effects for inhabitants, and their effects on the landscape. The technical adjustments that have to be made are also relatively new for all partners. Via transnational cooperation in developing and implementing policy measures in the project areas,...
The project aim can be broken down into three objectives: 1. To develop and implement innovative technical solutions for increased capacity for water storage or discharge in the project areas. 2. To raise awareness and increase solidarity between citizens in upstream and downstream areas within river catchments in Europe through public involvement measures. 3. To optimise social, economic, and ecological benefits by preserving the current land use function in the ...
Sabine von Wiren-Lehr
European Water Stewardship (EWS) Director
European Water Partnership EWP
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